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Shearman & Sterling LLP

BOCKENHEIMER LANDSTRAßE 2-4, 60306 FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY
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Germany: Banking and finance

Lending and borrowing
Banking and finance: Lending and borrowing - ranked: tier 3

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP focuses especially on LBO transactions, international bank bond financings, unitranche loans and PIK and Schuldschein loans, but also covers corporate finance and financial restructurings. It assisted longstanding client Ardagh Group with its refinancing. Highlights in the area of acquisition finance included advising Avenue Capital, BlueBay and Invesco on the financing of the acquisition of Kimble Chase Life Science by DURAN Group, and BIP and new client Luxempart on a unitranche financing for the acquisition of ARWE. The team also handled an ECA covered export credit facility and a commercial credit facility for the financing of technical innovations for ICIG and subsidiary Vynova. The ‘amiable team’ includes the ‘very activeWinfried Carli, who focuses on the LBO segment and on advising financial investors, and the ‘very solution-oriented’ counsel Matthias Weissinger. Esther Jansen, who primarily covers acquisitions and corporate financings, is also recommended.

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Germany: Corporate and M&A

M&A: mid-sized international deals (€100m-€500m)
Corporate and M&A: M&A: mid-sized international deals (€100m-€500m) - ranked: tier 5

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP provides an ‘excellent service’ when advising large and medium-sized international corporations on acquisitions, sales and joint ventures. For example, Andreas Löhdefink led advice to Xperion Aerospace on the sale of a built-to-print composite production to Airbus. The firm is also known for advising Allianz, General Electric and Dow Chemical. Other recommended partners within the Frankfurt team are Alfred Kossmann and Thomas König.

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Germany: Restructuring and insolvency

Restructuring
Restructuring and insolvency: Restructuring - ranked: tier 5

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP’s restructuring practice often handles mandates with a cross-border element due to its collaboration with the London and US offices, but the team has also gained a good reputation for advising on matters in the domestic market. Besides restructuring advice it covers distressed transactions, particularly in the real estate sector. It also has relevant expertise at the intersection with its finance practice; Winfried Carli and counsel Matthias Weissinger advised a European holding company on the comprehensive restructuring of the financial liabilities and assisted the client with the financial restructuring of a portfolio company. Esther Jansen is another key figure.

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